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AT&T outs ATRIX 2, Samsung Captivate Glide and three more ‘Droids

AT&T outs ATRIX 2, Samsung Captivate Glide and three more ‘Droids

AT&T has announced a full five new Android devices, the Motorola ATRIX 2, Samsung DoubleTime, Samsung Captivate Glide, Pantech Pocket and AT&T Avail, taking the carrier's total 'droid-powered count to 19 this year. The ATRIX 2 and the Captivate Glide are the two most interesting, each packing 4G HSPA+ for up to 21Mbps downloads (network depending) along with 1GHz dual-core processors, 8-megapixel cameras with LED flash and Full HD video recording, and a 4.3-inch qHD display on the Motorola while the Samsung makes do with 4-inches of WVGA Super AMOLED.

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Pantech Vega LTE announced, company’s first superphone possible for USA

Pantech Vega LTE announced, company’s first superphone possible for USA

When it comes to Pantech here in the USA, we've not exactly seen the best of the crop for smartphones - all that may be about to change with the Pantech Vega LTE. This device has a 4.5-inch 1280 x 800 pixel resolution display, runs Android 2.3.x Gingerbread, and totes a 1.5 GHz dual-core processor of yet unknown origin. That's set to go up against the big guns, if I do say so myself. The device itself doesn't look that unlike a Galaxy S II, will be available in black or in white, and rumor has it, might be coming to the USA before too long.

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Pantech continues US invasion with ultra-slim Hotshot handset

Pantech continues US invasion with ultra-slim Hotshot handset

The fine folks at Pantech, a group which very recently released the least expensive version of a Verizon LTE-capable smartphone on the carrier, today announced another lovely little oddity: the Pantech Hotshot. This is a device that we'd otherwise not even think about making a post for since it's basically a feature phone, but it does have some features that should spark some interest for you in the future of Pantech. Before we continue though, have a look at our review of the Pantech Breakout and see what it means to fly quickly for a low dollar bill.

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Pantech Breakout Review [Verizon 4G LTE]

Pantech Breakout Review [Verizon 4G LTE]

Are you ready to breakout from the norm and try a new smartphone by Pantech offering 4G LTE for a low price? If so you'll want to check out the Pantech Breakout. This brand new Verizon 4G LTE Android smartphone comes packed with everything we love about Android along with some blistering fast speeds and solid performance, all at a price point anyone would like. The Pantech Breakout is just $99 and available right now. Can the first affordable LTE handset meet the needs of new and familiar users alike? Find out with full details and video below.

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Verizon Pantech Breakout brings LTE for $100

Verizon Pantech Breakout brings LTE for $100

Verizon has launched the Pantech Breakout, the carrier's latest 4G LTE smartphone and the most affordable to date. Running Android 2.3 Gingerbread on a 1GHz processor, with a 4-inch WVGA display, the Breakout's main appeal is its $99.99 sticker price - albeit with a new, two-year agreement - that makes it considerably cheaper than high-end LTE uberphones like the DROID BIONIC.

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AT&T 2011 Roadmap Leaks, Android, Blackberry, and Windows Phone Mango in tow

AT&T 2011 Roadmap Leaks, Android, Blackberry, and Windows Phone Mango in tow

What we're looking at here is a completely unverified, yet generally believable roadmap that's been picked up by PocketNow which shows a whole handful of devices releasing on the USA ST&T network during the second half of 2011. This list includes a whole batch of Android phones, all of them running Android 2.3.3 or 2.3.4 Gingerbread, two BlackBerry 7 devices and two Windows Phone 7.5 Mango devices. Educated guesses abound!

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Pantech Pursuit II coming to AT&T July 17

Pantech Pursuit II coming to AT&T July 17

If you are in the market for a new feature phone that is easy on the budget the Pantech Pursuit II will be coming to AT&T on July 17. The mobile phone is the follow up to the Pantech Pursuit that we talked about in June of 2010. The new phone runs on the Brew mobile platform and has a nice 2.8-inch touchscreen display and a vertical slide out keyboard.

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Pantech Crossover, their First US Android Effort

Pantech Crossover, their First US Android Effort

Pantech has hooked up with AT&T to deliver their very first Android-based effort here in the United States. This device will be a mid-range phone with emphasis on messaging and the use of social media, delivering these things with it's full QWERTY slide-out keyboard and a lovely 3.1-inch full touchscreen display. This device will be available June 5 for $69.99 with a two-year contract and minimum monthly data plan. Cute or rough enough for that last straggling family member not in the smartphone club?

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Verizon adds OS X support to Pantech UML290 4G LTE modem

Verizon adds OS X support to Pantech UML290 4G LTE modem

It's taken a while, but Verizon has finally released Mac drivers for its 4G LTE modems; well, at least one of them. The LG VL600 we reviewed - and were so impressed by its data speeds - is still Windows-only, but the Pantech UML290 now has official OS X support.

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Verizon 4G LTE modem gets Mac OS X hack

Verizon 4G LTE modem gets Mac OS X hack

Verizon has promised Mac support for its LTE 4G modems, but until then the official software is PC-only. That's not good enough for OS X lovers wanting some high-speed 4G action, however, and so an unofficial workaround has been cooked up over at HowardForums for the Pantech UML290.

Update: It seems the workaround was originally sourced from here.

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LG VL600 & Pantech UML290 LTE USB Modems Launching Verizon’s 4G Network

LG VL600 & Pantech UML290 LTE USB Modems Launching Verizon’s 4G Network

The details regarding Verizon's upcoming launch of their 4G, LTE network are starting to break through. Verizon has officially released the press release for the announcement, and it not only includes the names for the 4G USB modems that consumers will be able to purchase, but also outlines how much everything will cost when it's all said and done. Verizon is set to kick off their press release any minute, and their 4G network is launching in 38 markets (and 60 airpots) this Sunday, December 5th.

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Pantech Laser for AT&T Announced Featuring 3.1-Inch AMOLED Display

Pantech Laser for AT&T Announced Featuring 3.1-Inch AMOLED Display

Today, AT&T officially announced the upcoming availability of their latest Pantech-manufactured landscape sliding device, the Laser. Interestingly enough, while it does feature a full, physical QWERTY keyboard, the Laser is touted as being the thinnest device with that feature available for AT&T. But, if that's not enough to grab you, the other features may be enough.

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